New Delhi, September 25: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday evening launched ‘Saubhagya – Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Ghar Yojana’, to supply electricity to poor households. The scheme will cover all rural families after electrification of all villages by the end of this year. The government said that states will be required to complete the household electrification by March 31, 2019.

The total expenditure of the Saubhagya scheme will be Rs 16,320 crore. The rural household outlay is estimated to be Rs 14025 crore

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